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. >> reporter: the defense of marriage act signed by president bill clinton is also facing numerous challenges. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages, meaning no federal benefits even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different-sex couples under federal law. >> reporter: on the document as well, whether to curtail parts of the historic voting rights act of 1965. it mandates federal oversight for states with a history of voting discrimination when changing any rules for elections. challengers say the law is outdated and unnecessary. a big lineup of cases that could change the landscape of civil rights in america. francis coe, nbc news. >>> here is a look at other stories making news early today in america. in maine a group of strangers spring into action when an elderly woman drove her car into the portland harbor. the ban of good samaritans pulled the 84-year-old out of her car moments before it sank. the woman is in stable condition. some of the
-september, tied with bill clinton by the end of october, though clinton eventually won. a former clinton pollster is questioning the assumptions being made in today's polls. >> these polls are assuming that you have the same high level of african american, latino, and young people vote in 2012 that you had in 2008. >> obama campaign senior advisor david axelrod told fox, "public polls are widely variant in their sampling and methodology so it's hard to case when they all point in one direction they're all wrong, but we are planning for a close race as we always have." another democratic strategist offered this assessment -- >> the race isn't over. look, this thing can move back and forth three or four times between now and november 6th. if i'm romney, you try to create that momentum. he saw a sign to do it. >> of the eight presidential races in the past 10 where the leads were cut or flipped by the opponent, the average of the comebacks was roughly 5%. in some cases it was a debate that moved the needle. harris? >> mike, thank you of the let's go to syria where the u.n. is estimating more than 20
this week, when bill clinton introduced him, where he had this self-deprecating, normal moment, where his humanity shows through. he needs to do the impossible. he needs to orchestrate a moment where he can create that in a way that seems and feels spontaneous and natural. near impossible. >> very hard. nicolle wallace, thank you very much. >>> we're going to talk about this and all of the politics sunday on "this week." our headliner, new jersey governor chris christie. >> looking forward to that, george. >>> and now to the very latest on rental car dangers. we first brought you the story on "gma" about how rental car companies had been renting vehicles that were under recall but not fixing them. five of the rental car companies have pledged to stop that practice. and abc's brian ross is here with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, amy. in a move that only seems to make common sense, enterprise, the biggest rental car company, has joined avis, hertz, thrifty dollar, and national to support a federal law to make it impossible to rent cars without first fixing them. the credit this mor
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